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Wanted: 100k New Pros This Holiday Season

Wanted: 100k New Pros This Holiday Season

How to get ahead during a busy events season

How to get ahead during a busy events season

All industries go through busy periods: tourism ramps up in the summer, retail peaks around the holidays, and educators are bustling at the beginning of the school year. But anyone working in events and hospitality will tell you that there’s not just one busy season — there’s a whole slew of them. There’s the wedding season, holiday season, graduation season… the list goes on.

Employee Spotlight: Geraldine Cortez, Regional Sales Manager

Employee Spotlight: Geraldine Cortez, Regional Sales Manager

Our mission at Instawork is to create economic opportunities for local businesses and professionals, globally. In order to achieve that mission, we have built a team composed of talented and hard-working individuals who are passionate about connecting skilled hourly professionals with local businesses who need their services.

8 Common warehouse roles & their responsibilities

8 Common warehouse roles & their responsibilities

The rise of online shopping and home delivery services have led to huge growth in the distribution and fulfillment industry. As a result, warehouse workers are in high demand all around the country, and pay is on the rise. So if you're looking for a good-paying, stable job with room for growth, warehouse work may be right up your alley. But which position is right for you? Check out some of the most common warehouse roles and responsibilities below.

4 Keys to success on your first day at a new warehouse job

4 Keys to success on your first day at a new warehouse job

With tons of open jobs and a shortage of workers, warehouses are bumping up pay to attract staff — making it a great time to pick up warehouse shifts on Instawork. But to get high ratings from employers, and maybe even tips and an invite to come back again, you’ll have to bring your A-game on the very first day.

7 Ways to prep for the seasonal warehouse hiring rush

7 Ways to prep for the seasonal warehouse hiring rush

In a year where COVID-19 caused eCommerce to skyrocket and the labor market to shrink, hiring never stopped at many warehouses. As of July, the industry has recovered 92.9% of jobs lost since the initial February-April 2020 recession, but with many former warehouse workers sitting it out, businesses are still struggling to fill these roles. Add to that the upcoming busy season, and recruiting warehouse workers is more stressful than ever.

Deep dive: Is bartending school worth it?

Deep dive: Is bartending school worth it?

If you’re looking for a fun, fast-paced job with great tips, there are few better options than bartending. But as with most jobs, you can’t just become a great bartender overnight.

Pros & cons of using a staffing agency

Pros & cons of using a staffing agency

How Instawork improves hospitality staffing quality

How Instawork improves hospitality staffing quality

Hotels, venues, and restaurants are still struggling to hire reliable hospitality workers. Being short-staffed not only caps business revenue, but it also adds daily stress on the team and increases labor costs from overtime, mistakes made, and eventually burnout. 

VenueConnect 2021: Overcoming staffing shortages as events return

VenueConnect 2021: Overcoming staffing shortages as events return

While safety protocols may still be in place, Americans are once again able to dine indoors, go to the movies, and even attend large events and conferences — welcome news for venue owners and managers, who were hit hard by earlier lockdowns.

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